Published On: Fri, Sep 15th, 2017

Governor Dickson appoints new CPS, others

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Following the recent nomination, screening and confirmation of Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson as a commissioner-designate, the Bayelsa State Governor, His Excellency Henry Seriake Dickson has approved the appointment of a new Chief Press Secretary.

He is Mr. Francis Ottah Agbo.

Mr. Agbo was until his present appointment the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations.

In view of the foregoing, the Governor also approved the appointment of Mr. Fidelis Soriwei of The Punch Newspapers to take over from Mr. Agbo as the new Special Adviser on Media Relations.

The Governor has also approved the re-assignment of Dr. John Idumange to the newly established Directorate of Policy and Programmes as the Director-General.

Dr. Idumange was until his re-assignment the General Manager of the Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation, Glory FM 97.1, Yenagoa.

A Government House statement thanked Idumange for his meritorious services to the state at various times and different capacities.

The outgoing General Manager of Glory FM also received plaudits for the various reforms he carried out to reposition the station for a more effective service delivery and the dissemination of government’s policies and programmes.

In his place, Governor Dickson approved the appointment of Mr. Tari Febabor as the new General Manager of the State Broadcasting Corporation.

Mr. Febabor had previously served as the Deputy General Manager of the corporation.

All the appointments are with immediate effect.

Daniel Iworiso-Markson
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State

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